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Pocket Money and Allowances

Ideas about guiding children to become responsible with money including allowances, chore based income, spending, saving, and donating to charity.

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Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility

An overview of teaching children the concepts of financial responsibility including budgeting, saving to meet both short and long term goals, and earning money.

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Making a Family Budget

An overview of planning a family budget – taking into consideration income and expenses, both fixed and flexible.

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Credit Cards for Students: Choosing the Right One

Student credit cards – the myths surrounding them and whether or not they’re a good idea. The ways in which clever marketing strategies will suck you in and how to avoid that and to make an informed decision when choosing should you decide to go ahead.

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Consolidating Debts: Get Out of the Red and Into the Black

How debt consolidation can help you get out of the red and into the black but although it has helped many people, you need to be fully aware of its pitfalls to and to seek advice if you need reassurance as to what would be the best option for you.

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Financial Support for Your Grandchild at University

Ideas for grandparents who wish to provide financial support to their grandchildren for a university education. Offers tips on investing, as well as for providing smaller, but equally valuable types of assistance.

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Pocket Money from Grandparents

Advice for grandparents wishing to give pocket money or allowances to their grandchildren. Includes tips on teaching children to save.

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Inexpensive Day Trips With Your Grandchild

Ideas for grandparents in the UK who wish to take their grandchildren on an inexpensive day trip. Includes contact information for numerous museums, zoos, and other attractions.